Household hazardous wastes (HHW) such as oil-based paint, motor oil, lawn chemicals, and other chemicals, should not be disposed of in trash cans, floor drains, or storm sewers. These items should be brought to the Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency (DMASWA) Regional Collection Center (RCC) for safe disposal. This service is FREE to Dubuque and Delaware county households. Beginning April 1st, materials can be dropped off anytime between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. No appointments are needed for residential customers. The RCC is located at the Dubuque Metro Landfill along U.S. Highway 20 on Dubuque’s west side. For more information, go to www.dmaswa.org or call (563) 557-8220.